Lucy Winskell OBE DL

Chair, North East England Chamber of Commerce

Pro Vice-Chancellor for Employability and Partnerships, Northumbria University

Previously a litigation lawyer, Lucy has held a number of non-executive roles regionally, nationally and internationally and was awarded an OBE in 2014 for services to the North East economy and Higher Education.  She is Chairman of the Board of the North East England Chamber, and Vice President of the Board of the British Chamber of Commerce.  She leads Northumbria University’s relations with Business, local government and cultural organisations. She was High Sheriff of Tyne and Wear 2015-16.